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Last minute back to school checklist

Don’t panic! Only a week to go and things are getting more complicated for me as I’ll now have one child at infant, junior and secondary! Here’s my quick checklist to make sure we’re ready: Uniform Children have this nasty habit of growing. This is especially obvious if they were in summer uniform and now […]

Preparing your child to move into Year 1

Starting school is a big deal but actually there is a major transition between Year R and Year 1. I have just completed a year working in Year 1 as a teaching assistant and Zach has just finished Year R. Year R or Reception is actually a continuation of the Foundation Stage which begins at […]

#Project365 2021 week 29

Day 199: love this photo of Anya being crazy and Mum’s face in the background 🙂 She actually sellotaped it to her forehead! Day 200: the start of the final week of primary school for Matthew. He allowed me to walk a little way in with him Day 201: first school sports day for Zach […]

#Project365 2021 week 23

Day 157: it’s so good being able to visit my parents at the weekend and we’ve missed the Wii too!   Day 158: INSET day and it started in style with my first ever vegan cappuccino and a yummy flapjack   Day 159: despite the smile, I am the Bad Tempered Ladybird (Eric Carle) for […]

TuitionWorks online Maths tuition review

*I was was invited to try out this service and have been compensated for my time. With Matthew starting secondary school soon and a rather topsy turvy year (thanks covid!), I was a little worried that there may be some areas of learning that require extra support. I was invited to try out the online […]